Leadership expert and Motivational Speaker John C. Maxwell is a New York Times bestselling author and pastor. John has authored 71 books to date, which have sold over 20 million copies. As a Wall Street Journal and Business Week bestselling author, John has written three books that have sold over one million copies: 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, Developing the Leader Within You, and 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader. John was listed as one of the 25 authors named to Amazon.com’s 10th Anniversary Hall of Fame. In 2015, he was hired as a featured Keynote Speaker at The Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum in Georgia.
In 1995, John discontinued his work as a pastor to devote his attention to full-time speaking and writing. He has used his expertise to help others develop leadership skills and qualities that he himself has developed over the course of his career. John’s true passion is helping others find the strength within themselves to lead others to great heights. Motivational Speaker John C. Maxwell has also used his knowledge to create global organizations for change. He has founded INJOY, Maximum Impact, The John Maxwell Company, ISS and EQUIP. EQUIP focuses on developing leaders on an international scale, spanning across 80 different nations worldwide. His many organizations have helped train over 5 million leaders around the world.
Motivational Speaker John C. Maxwell’s speeches have captivated and motivated many of the world’s most prestigious organizations. To date, John has spoken at events for the United States Military Academy at West Point, the NFL and the United Nations. In 2012, John was awarded the Golden Gavel by Toastmasters International. In 2014, he was touted as the number one leadership and management expert in the world by Inc. magazine. John’s true leadership expertise simply has a way of reaching others and allowing them to develop the leader within them.